Meaning of figuration
Pronunciation: (fig"yu-rā'shun), [key]
- the act of shaping into a particular figure.
- the resulting figure or shape: emblematic figurations of the sun and the moon.
- the act of representing figuratively.
- a figurative representation: allegorical figurations.
- the act of marking or adorning with a design.
- the employment of passing notes or other embellishments.
- the figuring of a bass part.
- figuration (Thesaurus)